Great leaders are always looking for ways to improve themselves personally and professionally. This continuous effort of self-improvement is part of the leadership journey and at times can be hard to do … particularly when it comes to self-critique.
You should drop at least one bad habit by the end of this month – think of it as a ‘second half resolution’ instead of a ‘new year’s resolution’ … by eliminating a bad habit, you will have accomplished an important step towards becoming a better leader.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could eliminate one (or more) bad habit(s) this month?
What are you thinking? … That you have no bad habits?
Heck, we all have bad habits!
Here are a few classic examples:
· Interrupting someone when they’re talking
· Taking days to return a phone call
· Checking your personal email while working
· Using inappropriate language
· Not accepting the feedback of others
Or, maybe you use one or more of these over used and annoying words or phrases?
· “At the end of the day”
· “24 – 7”
· “Here’s the deal”
· “Think outside of the box”
Still think you’re clear of any bad habits? Then I challenge you to ask someone in your organization this question; “What one thing would you like to see me stop doing?” … They’ll tell you!
I don’t think there is anything such as ‘eliminate a bad habit month’ … but wouldn’t it be great if you could eliminate at least one bad habit this month?
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